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sually doesn’t help them understand the …tempt to use the same process exactly the same way, only to stumble while finding the new solution. Following an algorithm by showing lines of work helps students focus on the numerical computations, but usually doesn’t help them understand the mathematical theory or why and what they’re really doing.

It’s about finding beauty in the mundane. About understanding something not because you have to, but because you can. And it’s about seeing how every ounce of mathematics has been fought for, discovered, and sifted from a greater logical system.

They’re not. He’s a fucking sociopath. And here’s a recipe for raspberry scones: